A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 48 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents Author | Cason, D., & Gillis, H.L. Source | Journal of Experiential Education, 17(1), 40-47. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Meta-analysis of 143 effect sizes in 43 studies of adventure programming for adolescents found an overall effect size of 0.31. Summary effect sizes of outcome categories differed … [Read more...]

Title I and Student Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of Federal Evaluation Results

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 51 describes the following: Title | Title I and Student Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of Federal Evaluation Results Author | Borman, G.D., & Agostino, J.V. Source | Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 18(4), 309-326. Year Published | 1996 (Winter) Abstract Despite the seeming wealth of Title I evaluation information, the educational effectiveness of the program has remained debatable. Inconsistent findings … [Read more...]

Impact of Modality on Skills Training for Youth with Externalizing Problems: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 50 describes the following: Title | Impact of Modality on Skills Training for Youth with Externalizing Problems: A Meta-Analysis Author | Ang, R.P., Woldbeck, T.F., & Hughes, J.N. Source | Paper presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development (Albuquerque, NM, April 15-18, 1999) Year Published | 1999 Abstract A meta-analysis (37 published studies) that summarized treatment … [Read more...]

The Efficacy of Early Intervention Programs: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 52 describes the following: Title| The Efficacy of Early Intervention Programs: A Meta-Analysis Author | Casto, G., & Mastropieri, M.A. Source | Exceptional Children, 52(5), 417-424. Year Published | 1986 Abstract Meta-analysis techniques were used to statistically combine findings from 74 primary research studies investigating the effectiveness of early intervention with preschoolers with disabilities. … [Read more...]

Phonological Awareness and Early Reading: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Training Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 53 describes the following: Title | Phonological Awareness and Early Reading: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Training Studies Author | Bus, A.G., & Van Ijzendoorn, M.H. Source | Journal of Educational Psychology, 91, 403-414. Year Published | 1999 Abstract In a quantitative meta-analysis, the effects of phonological awareness training on reading were shown. In a homogeneous set of U.S. studies with a randomized … [Read more...]

Whole Language and Language Experience Approaches for Beginning Reading: A Quantitative Research Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 54 describes the following: Title | Whole Language and Language Experience Approaches for Beginning Reading: A Quantitative Research Synthesis Author | Stahl, S.A., & Miller, P.D. Source | Review of Educational Research, 59(1), 87-116. Year Published | 1989 Abstract To examine the effects of whole language and language experience approaches on beginning reading achievement, a quantitative synthesis was performed … [Read more...]

Fluency and Comprehension Gains as a Result of Repeated Reading

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 55 describes the following: Title | Fluency and Comprehension Gains as a Result of Repeated Reading Author | Therrien, W.J. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 25(4), 252-261. Year Published | 2004 Abstract Repeated reading is an evidenced-based strategy designed to increase reading fluency and comprehension. The author conducted a meta-analysis to ascertain essential instructional components of repeated … [Read more...]

For Which Students with Learning Disabilities Are Self-Concept Interventions Effective?

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 56 describes the following: Title | For Which Students with Learning Disabilities Are Self-Concept Interventions Effective? Author | Elbaum B., & Vaughn S. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36(2), 101-108 Year Published | 2003 Abstract We have previously conducted a meta-analysis of outcomes of school-based interventions aimed at enhancing the self-concept of students with learning disabilities (LD). This … [Read more...]

Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 57 describes the following: Title | Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Author | Kavale, K.A., & Forness, S.R. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29(3), 226-237 Year Published | 1996 Abstract Over the past 15 years, increased attention has been directed at social skills and their relationship to learning disabilities. Using the methods of meta-analysis, this investigation … [Read more...]

Systematic Phonics Instruction Helps Students Learn to Read: Evidence from the National Reading Panel’s Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 58 describes the following: Title | Systematic Phonics Instruction Helps Students Learn to Read: Evidence from the National Reading Panel's Meta-Analysis Authors | Ehri, L.C., Nunes, S.R., Stahl, S.A., & Willows, D.M. Source | Review of Educational Research, 71(3), 393–447. Year Published | 2001 Abstract A quantitative meta-analysis evaluating the effects of systematic phonics instruction compared … [Read more...]

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